The role of public diplomacy in statecraft; professional ethics; organizational principles; arguments for using public diplomacy

Robert Gates on Strategic Communication

Should ambassadors tweet?  Perhaps Robert Gates implied the answer should be “no.” The memoir by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, published in 2015, remains required reading for everyone who worked at the embassies, consulates, and Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan.  The book allows readers to…